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April 2021

Software Engineering Daily Podcast

Large portions of software development budgets are dedicated for testing code. A new component may take weeks to thoroughly test, and even then mistakes happen. If you consider software defects as security issues then the concern goes well beyond an application temporarily crashing. Although even minor bugs can cost companies a lot of time to locate the bug, resolve it, retest it in lower environments, then deploy it back to production.

Empowering Founding Engineers

Massive tomes have been written on engineering management, but I thought it might be helpful to take a brief minute to discuss setting up your Founding Engineers (FE) for success. For this post I define FEs as the first wave of engineers hired after the founding team. This round of hiring usually takes place after seed funding has been secured and some semblance of initial product/market fit has been achieved.